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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French garçon, from Old French garçon, from Medieval Latin garciō, from earlier *warciō, from Frankish *wrakkijō (mercenary; servant), from Proto-Germanic *wrakjô (exile; warrior).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡarˈd͡zo.ne/, [ɡär̺ˈd̪͡z̪o̞ːn̺e]
  • Stress: garzóne
  • Hyphenation: gar‧zo‧ne

NounEdit

garzone m (plural garzoni)

  1. (archaic, poetic) (young) boy
    Synonyms: giovane, ragazzo
  2. (rare) bachelor
    Synonyms: celibe, scapolo
  3. helper, assistant
    Synonyms: aiutante, inserviente, lavorante
  4. errand boy
    Synonyms: commesso, fattorino
  5. apprentice
    Synonyms: apprendista

Derived termsEdit